Jobs Rental Shop Team Lead


$16 - $18/hour


Courthouse: 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs

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Pottawattamie County Conservation is announcing the hiring of part-time seasonal Rental Shop Team Lead. This position will run through the duration of the ski season.  

Individuals in this role will work with the Rental Shop Manager and Site Manager to ensure the equipment rental shop performs to meet the expectations of guests, while keeping guest safety a priority.

Essential Functions

Rent ski and snowboard equipment based on industry standards.


Fit boots to skiers and snowboarder’s feet, select ski/snowboard length according to guest information utilizing the equipment rental form.


Assist guests with all aspects of rental experience including, but not limited to, selecting rental equipment, completing rental forms, and adjusting rental equipment appropriately.


Complete proper documentation on all rental agreement forms.


Maintain equipment, sharpening and waxing skis and snowboards as needed.


Clean shop and work areas, to maintain a safe working environment.


Check all safety equipment daily for proper function.


Use all safety equipment and procedures. Be aware of the safety of people always working around machines and equipment.


Report any existing or potential safety hazard to supervisor immediately.


Operate machinery in a safe and careful manner to avoid damage to the machines and to protect from damage.


Perform opening and closing procedures for Rental Shop daily.


Maintain a neat and well displayed rental shop daily.


Assist in the supervision of rental staff members, including supervision of daily activities and operations within the rental shop based on demand.


Help to organize and manage the rental equipment, post-accident testing.


Be well informed of all resort information.

Maintain an orderly and clean work environment.


Ensure proper return of all rental equipment, maintain log in/out paperwork, document all missing equipment and broken equipment. 


Provide excellent customer service.


Effectively interact with all management staff and co-workers across all departments to support progress toward the overall organizational goals and objectives.


Work with other departments when needed and perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge, Experience, and Ability

Outstanding customer relations skills

Basic knowledge of mechanical principles.

Alertness, precision, problem solving, concentration, judgment, patience, oral and written communication skills are necessary abilities.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and good rapport with individuals of all ages including supervisors, colleagues, children, and the public.

Ability to work both indoors and outdoors.

Basic computer skills.

Essential Education, Certification, and/or Licenses

Must be eighteen (18) years old at the time of hire.

Previous rental shop experience preferred. 

A minimum of six (6) months of customer service experience. 

Must be reliable, punctual and have own transportation. 

Basic technical knowledge of skis, snowboards, boots, and bindings.

Flexibility to work during evenings, weekends, and holidays. 

I was fortunate to become part of the Pottawattamie County family in 2014. I haven't wanted to work any other place since. The personnel I've come to know have truly become like family.

Ryan, Deputy
Sheriff's Office
9 Years with Pottawattamie County